It’s the double standard of all double standards: men who speak openly about their promiscuity are admired; women who do the same are reviled. And the age-old debate has been re-ignited online this week in response to a YouTube video featuring a teenage girl rapping pretty explicitly about her sex life. The chatter includes the requisite name-calling and warranted concerns about OG Niki’s age, as well as discussions about the merits of sex as a marketing strategy and whether Niki’s skills as a rapper should trump her behavior. After only a few days, Niki’s freestyle has been watched nearly 200,000 times, she has apparently signed a management deal, and she was briefly a Twitter trending topic. Let’s check in with her in a week or so.
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